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The United States had once been a colony of Britain. How could we justify doing that to other lands?
Isolationism
Let's close the Department of State which handles foreign affairs. It has "outgrown it's usefulness".
Isolationism
America was very busy building railroads and setting up new farms and factories, few people had time to worry about anything else
Isolationism
George Washington advised the nation to "steer clear of permanant alliances" with other countries
Isolationism
Japan would allow only one ship a year to trade at the port of Nagasaki
Isolationism
The American frontier is gone. We must look abroad.
Imperialism
The United States has an obligation to the world to spread democracy and Christianity.
Imperialism
Our future prosperity depends on trade.
Imperialism
American merchant ships need to be protected by a larger Navy.
Imperialism
The policy of powerful countries taking control of weaker countries.
Imperialism
Other countries were competing for other lands. We must join the race or be left in the dust.
Imperialism
Having little to do with foreign nations
Isolationism